Fayetteville, WV – Lester Lee Myers, 85, died Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at his home after living a full life. Born November 2, 1929, at Falls View, WV, he was the son of the Frank Roy and Gertrude Mae Roush Myers.
Mr. Myers was a retired employee of Elkem Metals at Alloy and was a member of the Bell Creek Missionary Baptist Church at Dixie.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; sisters – Mildred Harrah, Jeanette Lucas, Donevia Akers; brothers – Delbert Myers, Corwin Myers, Jim Myers, Guy Myers and Bill Myers.
Survivors include three sisters, Flavia Cole, Jefferson, OH; Betty Henson and Gloria Jordan of Fayetteville, WV; his wife of 59 years Naomi Elswick Myers; daughter Elizabeth Myers Belcher and husband Mike of Beaver, WV, son Stewart L. Myers and wife Brenda of Beckley, WV, grandchildren: Ryan Michael Belcher and Matthew Lee Myers; step-grandchildren, Amanda Worley and husband Ben, Ericka Poli and husband Chris and Vinson Snuffer; Step great grandchildren, Zadie, Janie and Asher Worley; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and co-workers.
Services were 1 p.m. Saturday, February 28 at Bell Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Shane Wynn officiating. Friends called 1 hour prior to the service. Burial followed in the Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.
Friends called 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Bell Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Dixie.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – stjude.org. Children held a special place in Lester’s heart.